The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Life Science in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Life Science over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Life Sciences
Rank 94 84 80
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Permanent jobs citing Life Science 7 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.52% 0.80% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.17% 2.85% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 1
Average salary £25,000 £24,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -26.15%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £53,750
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -30.23%
Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
323 351 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 24.16% 28.17% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 256 321 236
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Life Science
UK

Life Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Life Science across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Life Science Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Life Science
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Life Science across the Wales region.

Life Science Salary Trend in Wales

Life Science
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Life Science within the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North Wales -5 7 £25,000 +4.16%
Life Science
UK

Life Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region citing Life Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Life Science.

1 17 (100.00%) Content Management
2 16 (94.12%) Pharmaceutical
2 16 (94.12%) Manufacturing
3 10 (58.82%) Java
4 8 (47.06%) C#
5 7 (41.18%) .NET
6 1 (5.88%) C
6 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (5.88%) Subversion
6 1 (5.88%) Ajax
6 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.88%) Web Development
6 1 (5.88%) JSTL
6 1 (5.88%) JIRA
6 1 (5.88%) Apache Axis
6 1 (5.88%) Release Management
6 1 (5.88%) Captiva
6 1 (5.88%) Ext JS
6 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.88%) Information Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
6 1 (5.88%) Ant
6 1 (5.88%) JUnit
6 1 (5.88%) Business Objects
6 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
6 1 (5.88%) IIS
6 1 (5.88%) CSS

Life Science
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region citing Life Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Life Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) Documentum
1 1 (5.88%) Captiva
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Ant
1 1 (5.88%) JUnit
1 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.88%) TestDirector
1 1 (5.88%) ClearQuest
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 16 (94.12%) Pharmaceutical
1 16 (94.12%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Graduate
1 16 (94.12%) Analyst
2 9 (52.94%) Support Analyst
2 9 (52.94%) IT Support Analyst
2 9 (52.94%) Graduate Support Analyst
2 9 (52.94%) IT Support
2 9 (52.94%) Graduate IT Support Analyst
3 7 (41.18%) Programmer
3 7 (41.18%) Graduate Programmer
4 1 (5.88%) Product Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Product Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) JDBC
2 1 (5.88%) JSP
2 1 (5.88%) Servlets
2 1 (5.88%) SOAP
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) XSL
2 1 (5.88%) XSLT
2 1 (5.88%) ODBC
2 1 (5.88%) XHTML
2 1 (5.88%) WDK
2 1 (5.88%) Ajax
2 1 (5.88%) JSTL
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Axis
2 1 (5.88%) Ext JS
2 1 (5.88%) DHTML
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Content Management
2 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
2 1 (5.88%) Web Development
2 1 (5.88%) Release Management
2 1 (5.88%) Information Architecture
2 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) C++
3 1 (5.88%) C
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle
1 1 (5.88%) Business Objects
1 1 (5.88%) JBoss
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) BEA